My mom has Alzheimer's disease and has gotten to the point that she cannot live at home any longer. I need to find a good memory care residential unit for her but could use some help. Any suggestions?
Choosing a good memory care residential unit for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease is a very important decision that requires careful evaluation and some homework.
Most memory care units, sometimes called special care units, are housed within assisted living or nursing home facilities. At their best, they offer staff who are extensively trained in caring for people with dementia, individualized care that minimizes the use of dangerous psychotropic drugs, a home-like environment and...More